Professor Bracey is a long-time GW Law faculty member. He previously served as senior associate dean and interim dean of GW Law, as well as vice provost for faculty affairs.
The Office of the Provost is focused on promoting the efforts of GW’s exceptional faculty, facilitating unparalleled educational opportunities for our dynamic students and fostering a diverse community of scholars who are able to find creative solutions to society’s most complex problems.
Terry Murphy, Deputy Provost
The Deputy Provost for Academic Affairs is responsible for academic planning across all of the schools and academic units and related matters.
Cheryl Beil, Associate Provost
The Associate Provost for Academic Planning and Assessment is responsible for meeting the University's growing need for accurate and timely institutional data for federal reporting, to support university decision-makers, and to respond to external requests for information; providing guidelines and methods to evaluate and assess students learning experiences; undertaking major survey research about students, faculty, and staff and by coordinating the development, distribution, and analysis of these results; and for the annual production of the university Bulletin.
Michael Glatzer, Vice Provost for Academic Budgets
The Vice Provost for Academic Budgets supports the academic mission by working closely with the provost, vice provosts and deans to construct academic and student affairs budgets that promote and sustain academic and research excellence at the university and support the development, assessment and attainment of institutional goals.
Caroline Laguerre-Brown, Vice Provost
The Vice Provost for Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement supports the university’s vision for excellence through diversity initiatives and programming. These tools enable the university to transform itself and higher education by attracting, retaining and leveraging the talents of diverse individuals to facilitate first-rate teaching, learning, scholarship and service in a climate that is welcoming and inclusive.
The Vice Provost works with senior leadership, administrators, faculty, staff and students to advance the university’s commitment to building a more diverse and inclusive community. Other responsibilities include providing leadership to the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement, which consists of centers and offices that cultivate and leverage the benefits of diversity within the GW community and the Washington metropolitan area.
Jay Goff, Vice Provost
The Vice Provost for Enrollment and Student Success oversees GW’s efforts to recruit and retain diverse and academically talented undergraduate and graduate students.
Rumana Riffat, Vice Provost
The Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs is responsible for all matters related to the life cycle of a GW faculty member, including recruitment and hiring, orientation of new faculty and department chairs, promotion and tenure criteria, and part-time faculty support and development.
Geneva Henry, Dean and Vice Provost
The Dean of Libraries and Academic Innovation and Vice Provost for Libraries and Information Technology is responsible for enriching the academic experience of scholars at GW both through maintaining excellence in library services and collections and providing access to cutting-edge technology. Geneva also leads GWIT and oversees the transition of GW’s IT infrastructure, working to align IT more closely with the university’s research, education, and clinical services. The dean contributes to the success of the university's strategic plan by generating, making accessible, and preserving new knowledge.
Libraries and Academic Innovation
- Library Operations and Technical Services
- Research Services and Scholarly Technology
- Specialized Collections and Archives
- Undergraduate Fellowships and Research
- Instructional Core
- Student Success Services
- Enterprise Systems and Development
- Cyberinfrastructure and Research Services
- Academic Technology and Customer Experience
- Digital Transformation
Pamela Norris, Vice Provost for Research
The Vice Provost for Research works in tandem with faculty to facilitate all phases of the external and internal funding processes and provides support for faculty and student research initiatives.
Colette Coleman, Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
The Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students provides leadership over areas including student conduct, student health and well-being, campus living and residential education, fraternity and sorority life, student organizations and leadership development, military and veteran student support, and on-campus student programming.
Suresh Subramaniam, Vice Provost
The Vice Provost provides strategic leadership in advancing our graduate and postdoctoral programs and strengthening the graduate and postdoctoral student experience.
Deans of Schools and Colleges
The GW academic experience is firmly rooted in each of our schools and colleges. Each GW dean serves as the chief administrative officer for their school and works closely with the president and provost on all academic affairs, as well as department chairs within their schools. Deans ensure that each school can maintain their own distinct identity while working together to create a dynamic and interdisciplinary learning environment.
Elliott School of International Affairs
School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Graduate School of Education and Human Development
Milken Institute School of Public Health
School of Nursing
School of Engineering & Applied Science
School of Business
College of Professional Studies
Columbian College of Arts & Sciences
Contact the Provost
provost.gwu.edu • 202-994-6510
The Provost's senior leadership team supports the initiatives and objectives of the Office of the Provost, helping to further enhance GW’s academic programs. Through these administrative and academic leaders, the Provost is able to develop an ever more diverse and inclusive community, one in which the student experience is enhanced, teaching excellence is supported, and faculty members and students find many opportunities to develop their scholarly interests.